The December meeting of the North Dallas RC Club occurred on December 17, 2018 at the Frisco Public
Library. President Dave Schaefer called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
A motion was made, and seconded, to approve the December 2018 meeting minutes as published.
Approval passed unanimously, by voice vote.
VISITORS — New Member Caleb Fox
PRESIDENT’S REPORT — Dave Schaefer:
Thanks to Greg Pulcini and other officers and appointed individuals for their service to the club in 2018.
VICE PRESIDENT’S REPORT — Patrick McNamara:
SECRETARY’S REPORT — Billy Slater:
TREASURER’S REPORT — Dave Cotton:
Dave reported the financial condition as of the end of December 2018.
He also presented the budget for 2019. Main points made are that membership continues to fall which
has a direct negative impact on the club’s income. The budget as presented is balanced .
A motion was made, and seconded, to approve the financial report and budget for 2019 as presented by
Dave. Approval passed unanimously by voice vote.
MEMBERSHIP REPORT – Bruce Lakatos:
Bruce reports 134 members as of the date of the meeting.
FIELD REPORT — Rodney Mcentire:
Field is in good condition.
SAFETY REPORT — Charles Schafer:
No reported incidents.
Dave Schaefer reminded all that an electric pane is active and potential dangerous once the battery is
SOUND REPORT – Billy Slater:
We are possible getting new neighbors approximately a half mile north and need to be conscious of
both noise and overflight.
TRAINING – Rich Phillips:
New member Caleb Fox is a new student.
Students that are training without a buddy box need both AMA and club membership to fly.
Rich has an Avistar trainer that he will make available for training.
RAFFLE –Olga Lawson-Andrews :
Several kits of glue assortments and screwdriver assortments were raffled.
An FMS P-51 will be the prize for the first quarter of 2019. This is a complete ready to fly with
transmitter and receiver.
CD REPORTS and EVENTS:
Charles Shafer reminded us of the Aero Tow even to be held at Eagle Field in March.
Falcons have offered NDRCC the fall date they had for a float fly.
Spring float fly is currently scheduled May 4th.
WarBirds over Texas is scheduled for June 7 & 8.
Fort Worth Thunderbirds have a pattern contest April 6 & 7.
There will be a Pattern clinic March 23rd in Georgetown.
Dave Schaefer is looking for presentations for February, April and May.
Business portion of meeting closed at 7:40 PM
SHOW AND TELL: